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De gåendes värde i den moderna staden - kunskapsöversikt och empiri

Glasare, Lucas LU (2017) VTT820 20171
Transport and Roads
Abstract (Swedish)
This thesis is a general overlook on the societal benefits of walking infrastructure. It is divided between a literature review; concerning what makes people walk, what benefits this might give and how to place a value on these factors, and an empirical part; researching how evaluating value, and by other means quantifying effects, is used and can be used in the planning of walking infrastructure. The empirical part of the study contains a brief overlook on the practices of three American as well as three Swedish municipalities, and a more in depth-analysis of the specific situation in the municipality of Stockholm. The conclusions of the thesis is that general economic analyses to conclude efficiency of walking infrastructure measures are... (More)
This thesis is a general overlook on the societal benefits of walking infrastructure. It is divided between a literature review; concerning what makes people walk, what benefits this might give and how to place a value on these factors, and an empirical part; researching how evaluating value, and by other means quantifying effects, is used and can be used in the planning of walking infrastructure. The empirical part of the study contains a brief overlook on the practices of three American as well as three Swedish municipalities, and a more in depth-analysis of the specific situation in the municipality of Stockholm. The conclusions of the thesis is that general economic analyses to conclude efficiency of walking infrastructure measures are possible to make, however complicated and likely to be insufficient to base decisions on. This being said, quantifiable measures could have an important role to fill in the future, not least for the cities that has identified improved walking facilities as a targeted goal. For further research, this study suggests in-depth analyses on how the Swedish transport agency is working to improve conditions for walking and the actuality of the practices in Swedish transport economics. It suggests examining current practices and potential for temporary sollutions and after studies in order to reveal value for walking infrastructure. (Less)
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author
Glasare, Lucas LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
The pedestrian value in the modern city - concluded knowledge and empirical studies
course
VTT820 20171
year
type
H3 - Professional qualifications (4 Years - )
subject
keywords
walking pedestrian traffic transport economics walker city planning city-planning
report number
306
ISSN
1653-1922
language
Swedish
id
8927497
date added to LUP
2017-11-17 12:54:54
date last changed
2017-11-17 12:54:54
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  abstract     = {This thesis is a general overlook on the societal benefits of walking infrastructure. It is divided between a literature review; concerning what makes people walk, what benefits this might give and how to place a value on these factors, and an empirical part; researching how evaluating value, and by other means quantifying effects, is used and can be used in the planning of walking infrastructure. The empirical part of the study contains a brief overlook on the practices of three American as well as three Swedish municipalities, and a more in depth-analysis of the specific situation in the municipality of Stockholm. The conclusions of the thesis is that general economic analyses to conclude efficiency of walking infrastructure measures are possible to make, however complicated and likely to be insufficient to base decisions on. This being said, quantifiable measures could have an important role to fill in the future, not least for the cities that has identified improved walking facilities as a targeted goal. For further research, this study suggests in-depth analyses on how the Swedish transport agency is working to improve conditions for walking and the actuality of the practices in Swedish transport economics. It suggests examining current practices and potential for temporary sollutions and after studies in order to reveal value for walking infrastructure.},
  author       = {Glasare, Lucas},
  issn         = {1653-1922},
  keyword      = {walking pedestrian traffic transport economics walker city planning city-planning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {De gåendes värde i den moderna staden - kunskapsöversikt och empiri},
  year         = {2017},
}